Richard E. Weber Jr.


P:212-683-7100 ext. 240

Meet Richard

Richard E. Weber Jr. focuses his practice on general liability defense, premises liability, defense of false arrest/wrongful detention claims, transportation defense, handling of fraud/SIU, and no-fault/PIP defense. Richard  previously practiced at Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, where he also handled toxic tort defense, including asbestos litigation, liquor liability claims, and declaratory judgment coverage actions.

After law school, Richard served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alexander J. Menza, J.S.C., of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County.

Community Service
  • Volunteer at legal clinic for LGBT community, New York City
  • Spearheaded establishment of legal clinic for LGBT community in New Jersey, in partnership with Rutgers Law School-Newark and N.J. Bar Association, LGBT Section
  • Member, Metuchen (N.J.) Historic Preservation Committee
Prior Work Experience
  • Lester, Schwab, Katz & Dwyer, New York, N.Y.
  • Cottrell, Solensky & Semple, Newark, N.J.
  • Maloof, Lebowitz, Connahan & Oleseke, New York and Chatham, N.J.
  • Johnstone, Skok, Loughlin & Lane, Westfield, N.J.

Practice Areas

  • No-Fault/PIP
  • Premises Liability
  • Trucking and Transportation


  • New York, 1992
  • New Jersey, 1991
  • U.S. District Courts, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Solicitor in the Courts of England and Wales


  • Seton Hall Law School, J.D., 1991
  • Drew University, M.A., political science, 1986
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., political science, 1984

Representative Matters

  • Sentry Insurance Company
  • Ocean Harbor Casualty Insurance Co.

Professional Affiliations

  • Second Vice President and Secretary, Board of Directors of LeGaL, the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York
  • Member, LeGaL's Judicial Committee